A few answers to the most frequent questions we are asked about Blandy's Wine Lodge and Madeira Wine.
If I buy wine at the Wine Lodge can I take it on the plane?
However, if you would rather take bottles in your hand luggage you can buy wine at Blandy's Wine Lodge and pick it up from "Portfolio", the shop at Funchal Airport which is located after the security gates.
Are you open every day?
Monday to Friday: 10:00 - 18:00
Saturday: 10:00 - 13:00
We are closed on Sundays and Public holidays.
Which tour do you recommend?
- Different tours take longer or shorter periods of time.
- Each tour includes tastings of a different Madeira wine.
- The premium tour covers all aspects of Lodge and is our most detailed one.
If you wish we can always arrange a private tour.
How should I store Madeira Wine?
How should I serve Madeira Wine?
How old is my bottle of Madeira?
What is the value of my bottle of Madeira?
- The quality and style of the wine, whether its a blend or a Vintage.
- Particularly rare wines can be valuable to collectors.